Dante’ M. Walston is a man with a vision to work hard and provide unparalleled leadership to the people of the 79th House of Delegates. Born and raised in Virginia, his family and mentors instilled in him the importance of public service. Growing up, he was taught to give back to the community and those who couldn’t help themselves. These principles stand tall and resonate with Dante’.
Standing on the economic frontlines of our regional and state economy at the Port of Virginia informs a vision and passion to listen to the citizens of the 79th district in a more inclusive, yet necessary way that can move our region forward. Dante’ Walston understands that commerce and trade in Virginia are driven by the workforce of our localities and the Commonwealth. From Norfolk to Chesapeake, from Portsmouth to the region, our workforce plays a vital role in the labor, management, and execution of the 5th largest port in America.
Dante’ understands the value of education and has invested his time and volunteerism in a collaborative effort where public education and public/private partnerships bring about the progress our youth and community need. As a music educator, Dante’s educational career embraces his time at Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, and the Catholic University of America.
Dante’ is looking forward to engaging with our communities, and our people, about how to move the district forward with our priorities. He pledges to serve openly, honestly, and with transparency in advancing the lives of every citizen. There is work that must be done, but few are willing to fully commit to the citizens of the 79th. On Tuesday, June 8th, let’s bring progress to Hampton Roads, by electing Dante’ Walston to the Virginia House of Delegates!